|Trade name:||Sonic Sweet Cherry|
|Botanical Name:||Impatiens hawkeri|
Syngenta Crop Protection AG
Beatrix Reusch, FLORA-NOVA Pflanzen GmbH, Dusseldorf, Germany
|Agent in Canada:||
38723 Fingal Line
St. Thomas, Ontario
|Grant of Rights Date:||2003-02-13|
|Grant of Rights Termination Date:||2020-02-13|
Variety used for comparison: 'Neptis'
Summary: 'Fisimp 130' produces broader plants with shorter leaves than 'Neptis'. Flower colour for 'Fisimp 130' is light blue-pink to white with dark pink-red secondary colouration on the upper petal and midrib of all petals while for 'Neptis', flower colour is darker blue-pink with red secondary colouration along the midrib of all petals.
'Fisimp 130' is a New Guinea Impatiens variety. The leaves of 'Fisimp 130' are elliptic in shape and have a medium red ground colour on the upper side with no markings present. The lower side of the leaf blade, between the veins, is red in colour. The midrib on the lower surface of the leaf blade has strong to very strong intensity of anthocyanin colouration and the veins have strong anthocyanin. Intensity of anthocyanin colouration of the petiole is moderate to strong.
'Fisimp 130' has single flowers which are light blue-pink to white in colour with dark pink-red secondary colouration on the upper petal and midrib of all petals. The medium sized eye zone is purple-red in colour. The peduncle has absent to weak intensity of anthocyanin colouration and the flower spur has weak anthocyanin.
Origin & Breeding History: 'Fisimp 130' originated from a hybridization between the female parent, variety 'Neptis', and the male parent, variety 'Woya', made in Hillscheid, Germany in 1998. The resulting seed was taken to Olhao, Portugal where selection of one seedling from the offspring was conducted in 1999. Cuttings from the selected seedling were taken back to Hillscheid, Germany for further selection and trial cultivation.
Tests & Trials: Tests and trials for 'Fisimp 130' were conducted in a greenhouse during the spring/summer of 2001 in Langley, British Columbia. The trials included a minimum of ten plants per variety. All plants were grown from 6 week old rooted cuttings transplanted into 9 cm pots at 11 weeks using a 60:40 (peat : perlite) media mixture. At 16 weeks, the seedlings were repotted to 18 cm pots. Plants were spaced as needed to ensure uniform growth. Unless indicated otherwise, measured characteristics were based on 10 measurements.
Comparison tables for 'Fisimp 130' with reference variety 'Neptis'
Plant width (cm)
Length of leaf (including petiole) (cm)
Main colour of petal (RHS)
|upper side||62D to 155D||55C to 55D|
|lower side||52A to 52B||43A to 43B|
Secondary colour of petal (RHS)
Colour of eye zone
|RHS number||57B to 57C||46B to 57A|
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